sudo in solaris 8

Dan Lee koinonia98 at
Thu Jun 21 09:25:19 EDT 2001

Sorry for the late response.  Is there any workaround for granting a NFS 
user ability to sudo besides exporting directories with root privs and make 
directories world writable?


>From: "Todd C. Miller" <Todd.Miller at>
>To: "Dan Lee" <koinonia98 at>
>CC: sudo-users at
>Subject: Re: sudo in solaris 8
>Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2001 09:28:23 -0600
> > 3.  Sudo would not allow a nfs home directory user to issue commands.
> > sudo format
> > Cannot get current directory - Permission denied
>The NFS directory is not exported with root privs to the client and
>the directory is not world-readable/executable.  By default with
>NFS, uid 0 is mapped to uid -2 and so you get "Permission denied".
>  - todd

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